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The rain has been great! The sun is trying to break through the clouds but we would be pleased if it rained for the rest of the day. Five inches were reported in Kiowa County. It has been a long time since we have seen that...

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Roger is optimistic this morning. He is raising the flag. That means he doesn’t expect the wind to blow. I don’t think that is what the weather girls are saying. We shall see. He hates to see the Stars & Stripes whipping in...

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“While the wind blows a gale” as Augusta would put it, I will continue quotations from Paul Lambert and Bob Blackburn Oklahoma Centennial book, “You Know We Belong to the Land.” You will find Augusta was quite an adventurous...

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Could spring possibly be here? I am seeing wild flowers and trees starting to bud. Let’s hope for no April frost or late freeze. We have had visitors returning North from down south and are thinking they may have left to come...

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During our Oklahoma Centennial year Paul Lambert and Bob Blackburn compiled the book “You Know We Belong to the Land.” Augusta was featured in this writing and while I do not know how many in Western Oklahoma have access to...

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At the March 18th Sorosis Club meeting, members Jan Bailey and Lauren Schmidt spoke about the GFWC national organization initiative to partner with state and local federated clubs to collect shoes for Soles4Souls. You need to...

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After a long, cold winter we are open and welcoming our visitors. We have had several visitors from Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas. The cold weather has not kept them from wanting to see some of the compound buildings. It has been...

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It is still a busy time here at the Break O’Day Farm and Metcalfe Museum. We are looking forward to our art competition awards ceremony on Thursday. We will begin at 10:00 am and conclude around 2:00 pm so students will be able...

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All the art for the Augusta Metcalfe Memorial Art Competition has been judged. The willing entries will be announced to each school entering and the awards will be given out on Thursday November1, 2018. You need to login to view...

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We have received reports that our schools and art instructors will be ready to turn in their art competition entries on Thursday, also some as early as Wednesday. Judging will be on October 22nd. The art will be separated in...

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We are having beautiful fall days and the signs are all around us. The leaves are starting to turn and sometimes the strongest wind causes them to fall. Most days this week have been very mild. One of my favorite things is the...

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We are featuring several different artists in our Fall showing. This week we have Patsy Wells writing our article. She has chosen to show some of her favorite art pieces done by Brilla Lucas. We are so pleased to have her lovely...

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